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Can you name the English vocabulary?

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They've decided to take a relaxing holiday half way up a mountain in the ........ of nowhere.'the ........ of nowhere'
Did he offer to do the job ........ or did you have to force him?voluntary
It's the first time the species have ever been bred in .........capture
I'm always on the ........ for bargains when I go shopping for clothes.look
The first stage of the process is to ........ the water to remove any toxins.pure
My cousin is an Elvis Presley ......... but unfortunately he can't sing a note.look
She has a ........ about her that can lead to people taking a dislike to her.direct
We received a ........ from head office today telling us that we all needed to find ways of saving money.direct
She buys all his records and she has his photos all over her bedroom wall. She follows all the stories about him ........ . fan
The university awarded her an ........ degree in recognition of her work for charity.honour
The religious cult were accused of ........ .fan
It was an absolutely ........ performance which received a standing ovation.capture
The court decided the soldier had acted ........ and in a way which went against army regulations. honour
She was accused of being ........ in terms of her religious beliefs by frowning on the idea of having fun.pure
I must be out of condition. I get ........ just walking up the stairs.breath
The police won't ........ or deny that somebody has been charged with the murder. They will only say that a man is being questioned. 'to ........ or deny'
Critics have claimed that the film suffers from problems of ........ . For example, in one scene the hero is wearing a black shirt, and in the next it is white.continue
I was hoping for promotion but it would appear that I've been ........ once again.look
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You can have whatever you want for your birthday ........ reason.'........ reason'
He is a real ........ when it comes to cooking and believes in sticking to traditional methods.pure
OK. Try and ........ more slowly and calm down.breath
The teacher gave his colleague a ........ smile when the troublemaker's name was mentioned. know
Having lost all the respect of his colleagues, he decided the ........ thing to do was to resign.honour
Several recent opinion polls show that the ........ public is fed up with the Government's policies.'the ........ public'
He's ........ about football. He talks about nothing else.fan
She's such a ........ person who can talk to you about virtually any subject you care to mention.know
I'd like you to draw a ........ line from point A to point B.continue
Some people dislike the idea of military service as it is totally ......... You have no choice whether you do it or not.voluntary
The man who escaped from police custody last week has finally been .........capture
She works as a ........ for a local charitable organisation. voluntary
I'm going to try ........ a lift to the concert. There's a good spot at the start of the motorway where drivers usually stop.'to ........ a lift'
I'm sorry if I caused you any offence but I didn't ........ deceive you.know
The scenery on holiday was absolutely ......... breath
Has anyone seen the telephone ........? I need to find the number of the station. direct
Managers are blaming the Trade Unions for the ........ of the strike.continue

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